Definition of commandership in US English:

commandership

noun

  • See commander

    • ‘For example, it was said of W. H. Gibson on one occasion that if he wanted the commandership for a coming encampment, it was ‘goodbye’ for the rest of the candidates.’
    • ‘Apart from holding several senior staff appointments and commanderships, he was Chief of the Defence Staff and the Principal Military Advisor to two prime ministers and three Secretaries of State for Defence.’
    • ‘During his commandership the relations between the Albanian Authorities and NATO headquarters have been excellent ones, especially in the military domain.’
    • ‘He liked you enough to reward your services to the medical profession, as you had been in the trade for some time, with a commandership of the British empire.’
    • ‘It will undertake the responsibility of commandership in the region in April.’

Pronunciation

commandership

/kəˈmændərˌʃɪp//kəˈmandərˌSHip/